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Rose Conviction Upheld by Arkansas Court of Appeals

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BY MELANIE BUCK – The Arkansas Court of Appeals denied the case of Lori Rose, age 40, who was convicted in October 2014 of Aggravated Residential Burglary, Aggravated Assault, Domestic Battery (2nd Degree), and Terroristic Threatening (2nd Degree) for the shooting of Billy Vaught in his home in November 2013. At the conclusion of the State’s case, Rose moved for ...

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Vaught Pleads No Contest to Sexual Assault

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BY MELANIE BUCK – Billy Vaught, age 50, of Mena pled no contest to Sexual Assault in the 4th Degree, a Class A Misdemeanor, in Polk County Circuit Court on Wednesday, September 2, 2015. Vaught was accused of engaging in sexual contact with another person, who was not his spouse, who was less than sixteen (16) years of age. The ...

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Vaught Arrested For Sexual Assault of Minor

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BY LEANN DILBECK – Billy Vaught has been arrested and charged with Sexual Assault – 2nd Degree by Special Prosecutor Jason Barrett. Vaught turned himself in on Monday, December 15 and was released on $5,000 bond. The investigation has been ongoing since an incident in which Vaught was shot in his home in November 2013. Lori Rose was convicted of ...

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Rose Sentenced to 36 Years

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BY MELANIE BUCK – Lori Rose was back in Polk County Circuit Court today before the Honorable Judge Ted Capeheart who officially sentenced her to 36 years. Rose, who was convicted on Tuesday, October 21, of 4 charges, Aggravated Residential Burglary, Aggravated Assault, Domestic Battery (2nd Degree), and Terroristic Threatening (2nd Degree) for the shooting of Billy Vaught in his ...

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Rose Found Guilty in Vaught Shooting

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BY MELANIE BUCK & LEANN DILBECK – Lori Rose, age 39, has been found guilty on all charges  this afternoon – Aggravated Residential Burglary, Aggravated Assault, Domestic Battery (2nd Degree), and Terroristic Threatening (2nd Degree) for the shooting of Billy Vaught in his home November 23, 2013. The 4-man, 8-woman jury rendered their verdict after only a 26-minute deliberation following ...

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Police Make Arrest in Vaught Shooting

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BY LEANN DILBECK – The Polk County Sheriff’s Department continues investigating a shooting in which Billy Vaught was injured at his home during the very early hours of Saturday morning. Police were notified after the victim arrived at Mena Regional Health System. Upon questioning, Vaught identified his assailant as Lori Rose, age 38, of Mena. Rose was taken into custody at ...

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